Utmost privacy on the Atlantic Ocean in Hermanus, South Africa - yet a 3 minute walk to beach and restaurant!

Kennedy Guest House Hermanus

After we have been a 5 star guesthouse for 6 years, we have personally chosen to become a 4 star guesthouse, so that we can keep our prices lower.

Honeymoon / Beach Villa

Please note that the Honeymoon / Beach Villa is not suitable for elderly people who may experience some difficulty in walking!

The Honeymoon / Beach Villa is private and exclusive; a spacious open-plan apartment offering luxury accommodation in Hermanus catering for two guests at a time; whether you are looking for a romantic honeymoon destination or just a special location for a quiet week end away, Kennedy's is the place for you!

This unique villa has a lovely beach view from the little outside balcony. Organic Milkwood leaves form the curtains in this spacious apartment!

The Honeymoon / Beach Villa offers a Louis XIV Queen size bed with quality linen and a small Victorian style bathroom with a shower, toilet and basin. An amazing organic product called "HEALTHY EARTH" toiletries are included. Guests in the Villa have exclusive use of an "open-air" Victorian bath hidden away in the Milkwood forest. Aromatherapy massages can be enjoyed under the Milkwood trees at an additional cost. (Pre-booking essential.)

The Honeymoon / Beach Villa also offers a small sunken kitchenette ideal for preparing light meals. Private Braai/ Barbecue facilities are available.

There are several seating areas available for dining and relaxation. Full-length windows let in generous amounts of sunlight, while at night the fireplace generates coziness and warmth, 1st bundle of wood free of charge, thereafter wood can be bought from James.
A billiards table, a TV with selected DSTV channels and a DVD Player are provided for your entertainment.

No marble tops or plasma screens are available at the Honeymoon / Beach Villa, just romantic old style living with a touch of luxury and charm ideal for nature lovers. If you are looking for an exclusive honeymoon destination or romantic anniversary spot Kennedy's is the place for you. Guests can enjoy the sounds of nature and the Onrus lagoon on your doorstep complimented by beautiful scenery and the tranquillity of the Milkwood forest.

The Honeymoon / Beach Villa offers charming outdoor spaces. The Milkwood forest begins right outside the doors of "The Beach Villa" and stretches all the way to the lagoon leading to a private garden area overlooking Onrus Lagoon and Beach available to "The Beach Villa" guests only. Last, but not least, Onrus Beach is just a 4-minute walk away from Kennedy's. Canoes also available.

During the High/Peak season we also have the quaint little Garden Cottage available, only 10 metres away from "The Beach Villa". Two single beds with coffee & tea tray, shower, toilet and wash basin. This can only be used by our guests in "The Beach Suite", should they have children over 12 or a granny in their group. (Additional cost.)

The Honeymoon / Beach Villa also offers you the opportunity to take your pet on holiday! We are pleased to let you know that we welcome one pet in our pet-friendly (No more than 1 pet!) self catering "Beach Villa" situated on the edge of the Onrus Lagoon. "The Beach Villa" offers direct access to a spacious garden where you can walk your dog and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Onrus River.

Onrus Beach is a short drive (+- 7min) to the centre Hermanus, the whale capital of South Africa and offers a wide variety of hotels, luxury guest houses, bed and breakfast spots as well as self-catering establishments, however few places allow pets. Onrus River offers the ideal location to walk your dog, a quiet and friendly neighbourhood with plenty of outdoor spaces.

Please kindly adhere to our pet-friendly rules:

  • No more than one pet allowed at Kennedys
  • No pets allowed on our furniture
  • No aggressive dogs and no barkers
  • The garden is not enclosed, so please use a leash
  • Doggie damages will be for your own account
  • Please bring a doggie-bed
  • The Honeymoon / Beach Villa is not suitable for people having difficulty walking due to the stairs at the entrance of the Lodge.

Have a look at our Special Packages tailor made for honeymooners or wine lovers!

Kennedys Beach Villa

"When it comes to privacy, luxury, romance and a beachfront - there are few places on earth as special as KENNEDYS BEACH VILLA!

- Mariette du Toit-Helmbold, Ex-CEO of Tourism Cape Town -

Give us a call: + 27 (28) 316 2169